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is a cargo and ammuntion ship opened by the united states navy and she is our second ship to come in since we have established our shore porn system at peer 70 and the whole reason that she has been able to come here to strainings is it's ability to hook up to the shore power system which, is a critical factor for the navy and so this contract is between 13 and $15 million depending on how much work the neath please wantses to do and it will generate 70 man hours in the 53 days that it's here and so it's very exciting news for us. the usns richard bird and matthew pairy which was tices the previous ship that came in equals $150,000 and 150 man hours and so what a great investment and thanks to all of the port team and various regulating agencies that helped us to do had a and of course, our thanks to the va that is terrific news. in january, our good friend charles fan owner of slanted door is going to open a new restaurant restaurant at peer three going to be called hard water and after the hard water making whiskey and so hard water is going to be new orleans inspired and inspired in bourb
? >> guest: well, roughly 150,000 southern slaves fought in the union army or navy during the war. about 185,000 african-americans in all, and about 80% of them were from the south. there is talk about african-american slaves fighting for confederacy. there's no evidence for this. there are some slaves who end up in the confederate army taken by their owners as basically body servants. by the very end of the war, there was the discussion about whether this confederacy in order to preserve its rebellion, and to enhance its military capacities ought to try to enlist slaves. the recognition, by anybody who thought about it was that you couldn't do that without abolishing slavery. at the very end of the war, the confederate congress does pass an emancipation bill that provides for enlistment, but no guarantee of emancipation, but the war ended really before it could go into effect. the only other case is the louisiana native guards, a -- a regimen of free people of color in new orleans, who initially support the confederacy, but as soon as the union army moves into new orleans, they switch sides
security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris was extraordinary and stood out. i thought what image can i think of that might express our way of thinking about him. i thought of the great seal of our republic. i don't know how many of you have ever looked carefully at it. the center is an eagle. in one talon the eagle is holding an olive branch. the eagle is looking at the olive branch to show that the united states will always seek peace. the other talon, t
live, bay district and bringing things there and cleaning up the navy yard and affordable housing and like jamal said i am trying to get asylum. i moved into this country in 1996 at harvard university and he is my case manager and through his leadership and graciousous and kindness and getting me to places and where i can get some help and so i told jamal. i showed him all my papers and he knew i have a court date on january 31, and i have been living in this country for 16 years. i don't have any criminal record, and will be grateful for your support and i want to say thank you very much and look forward to your support and anything, questions -- thank you very much. >> thank you very much. thank you very much. and i am sure that all of our offices will be happy to help in anyway we can. i appreciate it. any other member of the public wish to speak? seeing none public comment is closed. i guess madam clerk if we could call item 10. >> item 10 is adjournment. >> so this adjourns the meeting and i want to wish our staff and everyone here a safe and happy holiday season and
of history. navigation error of the radar in the world -- royal navy was not working at that time. they were headed for the wrong of jacket. it was a cliff on the other side of omaha beach. they were not going to pointe du hoc. all of the landing craft were headed in the wrong direction. at that exact time they're supposed to land at 6:30 a.m. the airport bomb pointe du hoc. if the rangers had landed at the time they were allocated, they would've all been killed by our own bombers. they were at the wrong point and they were headed towards a different point. the fifth ranger battalion which was assigned to the pointe du hoc, beef up the mission to about 1000 men, could not get in contact with the second ranger battalion at that time. every one of the radios didn't work. it went to their secondary objective. they waited 10 minutes and they went to their secondary objective and they landed on omaha beach, exactly at the right time and place they were supposed to. they changed the course of events. because they were the only reserve force at the time. meanwhile, force a which was the second rang
now they need to be navy seals on top of -- >> on top of buying books and pencils. >> on lower pay every year. >> which is not their job. >> god, there are so many morons in this country. >> stephanie: i have to say as i just -- when i opened up i said i'm hopeful. there is not a human being alive that can listen to a story about a 6-year-old, several of them being shot by an assault rifle several times at close range and wonder what that looks like. what that parent had to -- what that looked like. >> nothing happened. >> after what happened after columbine. nothing changed. >> stephanie: i just -- even -- the most fervent gun person, do you not think -- you can look anywhere and get the statistics. gun deaths by country, in one year, guns murdered 17 people in finland. 35 in australia. 39 in england and wales. 200 in canada. 9,484 in the united states. you don't think the people think we're insane in this country? >> 9,000. >> stephanie: nobody needs a military assault weapon! who -- of course, "meet the pres
did. i understand navy seals are trained to act like this. i still am in awe how they act under pressure and put their welfare aside for somebody else. when you have a 27-year-old teacher who has never been shot at before you image seeing a bunch of first graders hiding in the closet. a class has been wiped out across the hall. that gunman comes into her classroom and she has her kids hiding in the closet she tells the gunman go down to the hall. where are the kids? the kids are down in the auditorium. all of a sudden six kids panic and they run out of the closet at which time according to reports she dives in front of those kids takes their bullets. the kids also lose their lives. one of those kids was buried today. where did that come from the heroism. where that comes from as a teacher is pure instinct, fearlessness. the principal there's a gunman in the hall. they don't run they run at the gunman. >> it's amazing the amount of courage. >> awe inspiring. >> also speaking of that president obama had i thought a great way to describe the scene for us. image a 6-year-old saying
lieutenant commander in the navy, served 28 years. yet today he's marching to the nra's headquarters on capitol hill with this message. >> let's stop all the assault weapons. >> reporter: he's joined by other vets, parents, and teachers like karen martinez. >> i'm here because i'm tired of lighting candles and crying and praying for victims of violent crimes. and i want to do something. >> shame on the nra. shame on the nra. >> reporter: but mid-march they hear this. arm the teachers, arm the principals, the man is saying. he's booed but he still comes outside. >> the truth is if there was one teacher or one principal armed with one shot could have saved dozens of children. >> how about japan? probably the safest country in the world. we don't need them. >> reporter: three days aft second worst school -- after the second worst school shooting in american history, the debate of gun control rages on the sidewalk right juice side the offices of -- right outside the offices of the largest gun control office in the country. >> i can't believe more guns and guns for everyone is a solution.
with, whether the marines, navy, coast guard, fbi, cia, and s.a., a local police enforcement, code enforcement, sheriff, highway patrol, national guard, airport and transportation security, board patrol, fire marshal -- i mean, is an over abundance. we have become a police state and it has destroyed the fabric of our society. i do not see how we will get out-of-pocket -- out of it puritans -- and i do not see how we will get out of it. i do not see how home and security is going to save us. guest: there is a veritable alphabet soup of all these to organizations that are designed to address a wide to -- wide variety of security issues at the federal level and local level as well as overseas. and congress, just on the street from the studios we are in today, are talking about the fiscal cliff and how much money the government should spend on security matters. that is an important part of the conversation. host: david maurer is part of the hollen security office. let's -- homeland security office. let's look at a couple of the key areas in the grant program. one is the state security
in the closet, the trauma they must be severancing now is beyond belief. if a navy seal did this, i'd be in awe. but for a teach better no experience to have those instincts is absolutely incredible. one of the things that perhaps saved a number of lives is during the commotion, somebody in the office keyed the public address system and people could hear throughout the building, then could hear a scream and could hear gun shots. it was only on for a couple of seconds, but that was enough and the teachers started locking the doors from the inside. how many children's lives were saved because somebody had the quick thinking to do just that? >> gretchen: this will probably change the way in which so many schools view security and what's next? where have we come to in a culture where we have to rethink all of this about our kids being safe at school? >> brian: coming up straight ahead, supposed to be the most detailed report yet about what happened in benghazi. it's due out within hours. will it provide any answers? that's the key. >> steve: and he searched for his lost dog for five years. and the
been hit just yet. >> you make the point some of the less promotional things, old navy obviously part of gap, anf, an taylor, more professional gap itself, loft -- discounted about 40%, right? >> that's right. i think it's interesting that the average discount of 40% is actually flat to black friday. so at this point you're actually not getting a better deal but you're not getting a worse deal, either. >> teen retailers, you think american eagle, best positioned. why? >> i think they're just done a terrific job with their assortment. the fashion is right. they're targeting a much more sophisticated, older customer within the teen niche and they're executing really well. on abercrombie i think it really comes down to a question of comparisons. for last year, it was really just a bloodbath in terms of promoti promotional levels. >> joe, roxanne is talking a lot about the level of promotion. does part of that lead you to your discounter thesis? why do you think they're going to do so well this final week. >> i just think that that's where the average american needs to shop, and this one
of a security that we are being provided with, whether the marines, navy, coast guard, fbi, cia, and s.a., a local police enforcement, code enforcement, sheriff, highway patrol, national guard, airport and transportation security, board patrol, fire marshal -- i mean, is an over abundance. we have become a police state and it has destroyed the fabric of our society. i do not see how we will get out of it. i do not see how home and security is going to save us. -- the disaster in fukushima, i do not see how homeland security is going to save us from that. guest: there is a veritable alphabet soup of all these to organizations that are designed to address a wide variety of security issues at the federal level and local level as well as overseas. and congress, just on the street from the studios we are in today, are talking about the fiscal cliff and how much money the government should spend on security matters. that is an important part of the conversation. host: david maurer is part of the homeland security office. -- government accountability office where he serves as homeland securit
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